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Dr. Gardenia Harris

Associate Professor
School of Social Work
Office
Rachel Cooper - RC 205
  • Education
  • Research

Ph D

University of Illinois at

BA Business Administration

Coe College

MSW Social Work

University of Iowa

BS Social Work

Iowa State University

Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Harris, G. Earmarks. Edited Book, Today's Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans. ABC: CLIO (2016)
Harris, G. Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Nancy S. Lind, Erik Rankin, Gardenia Harris (EDs), Edited Book, Today's Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans. ABC:CLIO (2016)
Poertner, J., & Harris, G. The impact of race on foster care decisions. Derezotes, M.F. Testa, & J. Poertner (EDs), Race Matters: Examining the Overrepresentation of African American Children in the Child Welfare System. Child Welfare League of America (2004): 163-172.

Book, Chapter in Textbook-New

Harris, G. Privacy Rights of Minors in A Digital Age. Nancy S. Lind (EDs), Edited Book, Privacy in the Digital Age: 21st Century Challenges to the Fourth Amendment. Praeger 1 (2015): 131-150.

Book, Scholarly-New

Harris, G., Tamas, B., & Lind, N. Dynamics of Social Welfare Policy: Right versus Left. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc (2008)

Edited Book

Lind, N., Rankin, E., & Harris, G. Today's Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans. ABC-CLIO (2016)
Lind, N., Rankin, E., & Harris, G. Today's Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans. ABC-CLIO Publishing

Edited Other

Harris, G. Administrative Adjudication. (2016). In Farazmand, Ali (Ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Cham (ZG) , Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Company AG.
Harris, G. Administrative Hearings (2016). In Farazmand, Ali (Ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Cham (ZG) , Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Company AG.

Journal Article, Academic Journal

Harris, G., Mallory, C., & Stampley, C. A qualitative study of man-sharing and the implications for midlife African American women’s risk for HIV infection. Women & Health 50.7 (2010): 670-687.
Mallory, C., Harris, G., & Stampley, C. Midlife African-American women’s protective and risky practices related to HIV. Journal of Advanced Nursing 65.6 (2009): 1248- 1258.
Sprecher, S., Harris, G., & Myers, A. Perceptions of Sources of Sex Education and Targets of Sex Communication: Sociodemographic and Cohort Effects. The Journal of Sex Research 45.1 (2008): 17-26.
Dannerbeck, A., Harris, G., Sundet, P., & Lloyd, K. Understanding and Responding to Racial Differences in Drug Court Outcomes. Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse 5.2 (2006): 1-22.
Harris, G. What all social workers should know about MDMA (Ecstasy). Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions 4.1 (2004): 23-37.

Technical Report

Harris, G., Hodges, J., & Snively, C. Ecstasy in Missouri: A policy brief exploring patterns of abuse: Prevention, treatment, and interdiction strategies. Funded by the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)
Harris, G., Hodges, J., & Snively, C. Oxycontin in Missouri: A policy brief exploring patterns of abuse: Prevention, treatment, and interdiction strategies. Funded by the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)
Harris, G. Program Evaluation for the Boone County Juvenile Drug Court, June 2000-August 31, 2001 (2002)

Presentations

Protective Practices and Risk Taking Related to HIV Among Midlife African American Women. 32nd Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference. Midwest Nursing Research Society. (2008)
Understanding and Responding to Racial Differences in Drug Court Outcomes. National Association of Drug Court Professionals 14th Annual Training Conference. National Association of Drug Court Professionals. (2008)
Midlife African American Women Discuss How their Spiritual and Religious Beliefs Impact their Ability to Protect Themselves from HIV. 2007 National HIV Prevention Conference. (2007)
Midlife African American Women at Risk for HIV due to the Man Shortage. 2007 National HIV Prevention Conference. (2007)
How Federal Laws Impact Minority Children and Families. 2006 Child Welfare Symposium, The Legal and Social Impact of Disproportionality in Child Protection Cases. (2006)
Sources of Sex Education and Targets of Sex Communication: Socio-demographic Variations. National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 68th Annual Conference. (2006)
Using the Afrocentric Paradigm to Conduct Research with Midlife African American Women. 4th Annual Gero-Ed Forum at the 52nd Annual Program Meeting of CSWE. (2006)
Faculty-Driven Interactive Professional Learning: Teaching Learning Communities. University Teaching Workshops. Illinois State University, Center for the Advancement of Teaching. (2004)
Cultural and Religious Influence on Family Violence. Central Illinois Clergy Conference on Family Violence in the Church. Eleventh Judicial Circuit, Family Violence Coordinating Council, and the Clergy Committee. (2003)
Building a coordinated community response to domestic violence. 2002 Annual Meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. Association for Public Policy Analysis. (2002)

Grants & Contracts

Today's Economic Issues: Democrats v. Republicans. ABC-CLIO. Federal. (2015)
Illinois State University New Faculty Initiative Grant (NFIG). National Institute on Aging Small Research Grant Program R03. Illinois State University. (2004)
Illinois State University New Faculty Initiative Grant (NFIG). Illinois State University. Illinois State University. (2004)
Proposal for the McLean County Family Drug Court Development Project. Illinois State Court Improvement Program. State. (2004)
Policy Papers on MDMA and Oxycontin in Missouri. Missouri Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. State.
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